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Re: [HTCondor-users] Only Match Machines Idle for > N Seconds

"HTCondor-users" <htcondor-users-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote on 11/04/2015 05:05:43 PM:

> From: William Strecker-Kellogg <willsk@xxxxxxx>

> Date: 11/04/2015 05:06 PM
> Hi,
> I wanted to restrict jobs to only match machines that have been quiet for more
> than 5 minutes, by putting
> Requirements = (CurrentTime - EnteredCurrentState > 300)
> in my job description. Interestingly, the match is made successfully, but it
> looks like the _expression_ is evaluated again once the match is made and after
> EnteredCurrentState is updated, rendering it false and the job fails to start:
> 11/04/15 16:49:51 (pid:14409) slot3: Job Requirements check failed!
> Does anybody have an idea of a way to accomplish this that would work?
> Thanks,
> Will

If you say add || State =!= "Unclaimed" at the end of it, it will only apply
the time interval to the unclaimed state rather than Matched or Claimed.

     -Michael Pelletier.